Court Administration News http://www.peoriacounty.org/courts/news/ Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:17:57 +0100 FeedCreator 1.7.2 en-us Copyright 2014, Peoria County Government Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:17:57 +0100 http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/rss/rss.html GAL training http://www.peoriacounty.org/courts/news/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3857 <p>ISBA CLE GAL training- Attorney education in Child Custody and Visitation Matters in 2014 and Beyond is being held at SIU Carbondale May 22 and 23- it is a 10 hour training and would qualify as an initial training and also as continuing education hours for current GAL's.</p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:37:50 +0100 Peoria County Pilot Program Permits Extended Media Coverage in Several Courtrooms http://www.peoriacounty.org/courts/news/?newsAction=single&newsItemID=3837 <p>After receiving approval from the Supreme Court on February 14, 2014, Peoria County became one of 40 Illinois counties that have implemented an extended media coverage program.&nbsp; Peoria County trial judges are now allowing extended media coverage, including photos, videos and live blogging, in select courtrooms. They have carefully crafted rules to protect the integrity of the courtroom and a person's right to a fair trial and bring transparency to court proceedings. ... Mon, 24 Mar 2014 21:38:59 +0100